Bisbee Douglas International Airport
|Bisbee Douglas International Airport|
|IATA: DUG – ICAO: KDUG – FAA LID: DUG|
|Serves||Douglas & Bisbee, Arizona|
|Elevation AMSL||4,154 ft / 1,266 m|
Bisbee Douglas International Airport (IATA: DUG, ICAO: KDUG, FAA LID: DUG) is a county-owned airport nine miles northwest of Douglas and 17 miles east of Bisbee, both in Cochise County, Arizona. The FAA's National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2009–2013 categorizes it as a general aviation facility.
The airport was built between 1941 and 1943 and was a bomber training airfield during World War II. In 1949 the US government gave the airport to Cochise County.
American Airlines stopped at DUG until Apache took over in 1965; the last scheduled flights were in 1975.
The airport covers 3,000 acres (1,200 ha) at an elevation of 4,154 feet (1,266 m). It has two asphalt runways: 17/35 is 7,311 by 100 feet (2,228 x 30 m) and 8/26 is 5,000 by 75 feet (1,524 x 23 m).
In the year ending March 31, 2009 the airport had 19,650 aircraft operations, average 53 per day: 71% general aviation and 29% military. 19 aircraft were then based at the airport: 95% single-engine and 5% multi-engine.
- FAA Airport Master Record for DUG ( PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. Effective 29 July 2010.
- National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems for 2009–2013: Appendix A: Part 1 (PDF, 1.33 MB). Federal Aviation Administration. Updated 15 October 2008.
- Bisbee ~ Douglas International Airport (DUG) at Arizona DOT airport directory
- Aerial image as of 8 October 1996 from USGS The National Map
- FAA Terminal Procedures for DUG, effective December 11, 2014
- Resources for this airport:
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